Last week I almost gave up. Life was coming down hard and doubts were filling my mind. Can I really keep eating well with no cheats AND keep up with everything around me? There were nights when I didn’t have time to make dinner. I had forgotten to meal prep on the weekend. All IContinue reading
Saturday, Saturday what a fun fun day! As a kid this song rang through the house accompanied with the smell of pancakes on the weekends. I grew up where time stood still. Saturdays were for cartoons and pancakes. Growing up took a long time and that was good. Imagination was key and my parents wereContinue reading
My daughter asked me approximately 50 million questions today. She wanted to do the dog’s hair, try on 3 different princess dresses and eat her food in the living room like she couldn’t hear me specifically say not to. She wanted to play with kitties and cuddle in the sunshine. Then have more snacks andContinue reading
🎼”It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere we go. Take a look at the five and ten glistening once again, with candy cane and silver lanes aglow.”🎼 Just driving down the road feels different this time of year. The Christmas lights on houses, cold air that fogs up the car and kids bundledContinue reading
I love to dream. Long, beautiful dreams. Not the sort that drift through the mind unintentionally, but very purposeful dreams. The kind of dreams that come to you in the middle of the day. The sort of dreams that look like they could be glimpses of the future.
Two years ago I wanted to do something sweet for my kids’ teachers. It was Christmas time and I thought instead of getting them a gift card or cheesy ornament stating “world’s best teacher”, I’d make them some incredibly fancy sugar cookies. I used my favorite online recipe and poured hours into decorating them untilContinue reading
Kid- “Mom, can you please make some muffins?” Mom- “Ya, maybe sometime this week okay?” Kid- “Okay, and can you make sure they taste like the store kind? I don’t like the homemade ones.” Mom- “……uh sure thing…..”